OWTU march gets green light
Acting Commissioner of Police (CoP) Stephen Williams has granted approval to the Oilfields Workers Trade Union (OWTU) to host a demonstration and public meeting against the People’s Partnership Government tomorrow.
A release from the Police Service public affairs unit yesterday stated during the march along the approved route (see box at right), the use of music trucks, rhythm sections, bull horns or mobile public address systems will not be permitted.
The release assured police will be out in their numbers.
Gather at Woodford Square (1 p.m.), then proceed west along Knox Street; south along St Vincent Street; east along Independence Square North; north along Abercromby Street; west along Oxford Street; south along St Vincent Street; east along Park Street; south along Frederick Street to Independence Square and gather on the Brian Lara Promenade.